The rematch between Giorgio Petrosyan and Petchmorrakot Petchyindeeacademy has been set. The pair first met mid May in Singapore squaring off in the quarter-final bout of ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix. The scheduled for three rounds bout went the distance and ended in a split decision taken by the latter. The following week the promotion overturned the decision, declaring the “No Contest”. The statement read that “the referee [Atsushi Onari] did not adequately control the illegal clinching, resulting in multiple infractions during the bout”.
After that the camp of Thai fighter announced a withdrawal of their athlete. Nevertheless, according to the press release sent out by ONE Championship on Friday, the second encounter has been locked in for July 12. The pair headlines an upcoming event billed as “Masters of Destiny” held in Kuala Lumpur.
“In the main event, striking superstars Giorgio ‘The Doctor’ Petrosyan of Italy and Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy of Thailand will do battle in a ONE Super Series Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix Quarter-Final bout,” reads the announcement.
The winner of Petrosyan vs. Petchmorakot is expected to proceed to semi-final and take on Jo Nattawut. Another semi-final bout features Samy Sana up against Dzhabar Askerov.
The co-main event at ONE: Masters of Destiny is the women’s strawweight bout between the current atomweight champion Angela Lee and Michelle Nicolini. The rest of the card features a series of bouts in MMA, kickboxing and Muay Thai. The announced 13-fight lineup can be found below.
Giorgio Petrosyan vs. Petchmorrakot Petchyindeeacademy (Kickboxing)
Angela Lee vs. Michelle Nicolini (MMA)
Ev Ting vs Daichi Abe (MMA)
Abro Fernandes vs. Gurdarshan Mangat (MMA)
Jihin Radzuan vs. Jomary Torres (MMA)
Dae Sung Park vs. Kimihiro Eto (MMA)
Troy Worthen vs. Chen Rui (MMA)
Hiroki Akimoto vs. Kenny Tse (Kickboxing)
Kai Ting Chuang vs. Janet Todd (Kickboxing)
Aleksi Toivonen vs. Akihiro Fujisawa (MMA)
Saiful Merican vs. Mohammed Bin Mahmoud (Muay Thai)
Adrian Mattheis vs. Liu Peng Shuai (MMA)
George Mann vs. Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy (Muay Thai)